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The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal and its experts Acclr – Business Services are on the front lines to better equip you with resources, solutions and services designed for businesses in order to face the crisis.

⮚ Consult the experts Acclr – Business Services of the Chamber, who are dedicated to offer you personalized support and remote services tailored for you, the entrepreneurs:

  1. ACCLR AND THE CHAMBER | Our advisors remain available to offer you a range of remote services.

  2. PERSONALIZED SUPPORT IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE | Our experts in international trade will help you, at a distance, to plan the resumption of your international business development.

  3. BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE | Our advisors for entrepreneur support programs and our business intelligence specialists will answer all your questions.
⮚ Visit this COVID-19 news web page for the latest information on programs and resources for entrepreneurs from various levels of government, economic development organizations and some private sector actors.
  1. Webcasts
  2. Tools, services and other resources
  3. Programs and measures
  4. Virtual events
  5. Calls for proposals/applications

1. Webcasts

2. Tools, services and other resources

3. Programs and measures

Federal government

Provincial government

Regional and municipal governments

4. Virtual events

Consult our directory of contests and grants offered in virtual form.

LADN Montérégie – Édition virtuelle
(in French only)
Find the conferences and testimonials that were programmed now offered in the form of webinars, interactive workshops and panels followed by a virtual gala including a networking evening on October 7, 2020.
September 2 to October 7, 2020

En mouvement pour la relance socioéconomique du Québec
(in French only)
This virtual tour presented by Desjardins, the FCCQ and the network of chambers of commerce will deal with themes specific to each of the 17 regions visited.
First stop: Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, September 23, 2020, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Next AI – Montréal: Venture Day
Come discover the entrepreneurs behind the 25 startups that make up Next AI –Montreal's 2020 cohort.
September 23, 2020, 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Black Is Tech Virtual Conference 2020
Join 6000+ Black and Minority tech Professionals and entrepreneurs online for 2 days of learning, networking and recruitment.
September 24 and September 25, 2020

Grande rencontre IMPACT économique de Laval
(in French only)
Take part in the year's get-together for all Laval businesses and economic players.
September 24, 2020, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Manufacturier numériQC
(in French only)
Through the presentation of concrete examples and affordable applications during conferences spread over 6 weeks, you will see models of digitization and optimization that are feasible, efficient and adapted to the reality of Quebec manufacturing SMEs.
September 24 to October 29, 2020

The number one event in the video game industry in Canada offered this year in 2 virtual streams: Training and Careers and Business development.
September 25 and 26, 2020 | November 12 and 13, 2020

World Circular Economy Forum
This first fully virtual event will dive into why and how a circular economy can help reboot and build resilience in the economy.
September 29 and 30, 2020

Cooperathon Conference 2020
Take part online in this annual gathering of Canadian changemakers.
September 30, 2020, 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

BlackNorth Initiative Virtual Summit – Montréal
Join a growing list of influential Canadian business leaders committed to the removal of systemic barriers negatively affecting the lives of Black Canadians.
September 30, 2020

Salon Financement et Exportation de Laval
(in French only)
The City of Laval's Economic Development Department invites Laval businesses to meet virtually with financial solution specialists and export specialists.
October 1, 2020

Salon Industriel de Québec
Offered in a live setting, this event will bring together more than 200 companies that will be represented at the Centre de foires de Québec to demonstrate their expertise.
October 6 to 8, 2020

MTL connecte: Digital week online
This international event will offer you a connected conferencing experience with inspiring speakers, a showcase of the latest technological innovations, tools and advices about digital transformation, and networking between attendees.
October 13 to 18, 2020

BDC Small Business Week™ – Forging the way forward

Join the BDC us as they recognize entrepreneurial resilience and forge a way forward in uncertain times.
October 18 to 24, 2020

Symposium sur le marché canadien de la défense et de la sécurité 2020
(in French only)
Explore the new reality of the defence and security market: Has the defence market changed? Do we need to adapt to a new environment?
October 19, 2020

C2 Online – Montréal 2020 – Resilience
Register for this forward-thinking gathering that offers world-class lectures, hands-on workshops, collaborative experiences, artistic performances and networking activities.
October 19 to 30, 2020

Trade Show Connexion 100% virtual
The biggest event in Québec devoted entirely to digital transformation.
November 10 to 12, 2020

Salon de l'immigration et de l'intégration au Québec
(in French only)
Take part in this annual event dedicated to newcomers to Montréal.
November 11 to 13, 2020

Entreprendre contre vents et marées
(in French only)
Attend lectures by public figures and take part in training workshops and a virtual networking session.
November 19, 2020

5. Calls for proposals/applications

Hacking Health
Take part in this international hackathon to help fight COVID-19
Various current challenges

Startup Challenges
Take part in these challenges to propose your innovations to potential customers.
Various current challenges

Appel à projets – résilience aux pandémies
(in French only)
Get funding to implement your SME's innovative 5G solution to help Canada become more resilient to situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic..
Filing deadline: To be announced

Corporate Innovation Program for AI Supply Chain Startups
Early-stage entrepreneurs, you could be invited to take part in this 6-month part-time and remote corporate accelerator program that matches corporations with start-ups in the supply chain industry.
Registration deadline: To be announced

Better Exchange Testing Alliance (B.E.T.A.)'s Pilot Program
Be one of the 25 businesses selected to test their projects quickly and effectively. B.E.T.A. is totally free and accessible for all types of projects.
Filing deadline: first come first serve selection based on meeting the requirements

Entreprendre ensemble
(in French only)
As a member of Montreal's Aboriginal entrepreneurial community, you are invited to sign up for this coaching path that will provide you with the tools and support you need to better navigate through the pandemic.
Registration deadline: September 30, 2020

Palmarès d’entreprises au féminin 2021 (in French only)
In this special issue, you could be presented in your best light to a committed readership of businesswomen and economic influencers.
Filing deadline: October 4, 2020

Cellule Femmessor FlexipreneuresMC
(in French only)
Treat yourself to 24 hours of co-development with business leaders who share YOUR business reality.
Registration deadline: October 8, 2020

Coopération bilatérale Québec-Haïti
(in French only)
You could obtain funding to carry out an innovative project in one of the following sectors: agriculture, culture, economy, environment and sustainable development, health and social services, transportation.
Filing deadline: October 9, 11:59 p.m.

Campagne 100 entrepreneures
(in French only)
If you are a woman entrepreneur and your company meets at least 1 of the 17 UN sustainable development goals, this visibility campaign is for you.
Filing deadline: October 13, 2020

Reinventing Montréal 2
Promoters, architects, designers and developers, you are invited to take part in the call for projects aimed at revitalizing 4000 Saint-Patrick Street, located in the Sud-Ouest borough, an industrial site of some 300,000 square feet.
Filing deadline: October 23, 2020, 5 p.m.

Organic matter management in the industrial, commercial and institutional sector (ICI)
(in French only)
You may be eligible for funding to carry out a project in either one of two areas: Reduction of eliminated organic matter and Recovery and recycling of organic material.
Filing deadline: November 2, 2020, 3 p.m.

Appui aux jeunes entreprises innovantes à fort potentiel de croissance – Primo-adoptants
(in French only)
You could receive funding to innovate through the early use of technologies created by young innovative companies with high growth potential (startups).
Filing deadlines: November 2, 2020 | January 4, March 1, May 3, July 2, September 1 and November 1, 2021

Fonds d’accélération des collaborations en santé (FACS)
(in French only)
You could obtain funding to set up a structuring and collaborative project to promote the growth of Québec's life sciences industry.
Filing deadlines: November 18, 2020 (complete application)

Innovation en technologies quantiques : recherche industrielle en collaboration et soutien à l’entrepreneuriat
(in French only)
Apply for funding to carry out an innovation project aimed at the development and commercialization of quantum technologies.
Filing deadline: November 30, 2020, 4 p.m.

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